Interview with Toshio Yasumatsu

dc.contributor.interviewee Yasumatsu, Toshio
dc.contributor.interviewer Kodama-Nishimoto, Michiko
dc.coverage.spatial Kapahulu, Oahu 2013-09-05T20:52:34Z 2015-03-25T23:05:21Z 2013-09-05T20:52:34Z 2015-03-25T23:05:21Z 1985
dc.description A Japanese man describes his native village; farming tobacco; childhood lessons and games; immigration to Hawaii; Waipahu plantation camp; and hapai ko (cane carrying). He and his wife Taka also talk about their marriage; Moana Hotel pantry work; work at Kapi'olani Clothes Cleaners; purchase of cleaners through tanomoshi (mutual finance association); new store building; effects of World War II on business, including lost opportunity to purchase land; 1946 tidal wave; Aloha Kai community group; and raising children in Waikiki.
dc.description sugar plantation laborer, waiter, laundry worker, laundry owner; Japanese; male
dc.description Interview conducted in Japanese (translation).
dc.description.sponsorship State
dc.format.digitalorigin Reformatted digital
dc.format.extent 1 hr, 30 min
dc.format.extent 26 pages
dc.language Japanese (translation)
dc.relation.ispartof DU629 .W44 W3 1988
dc.relation.ispartofseries Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
dc.source.local 13-3-1-85 TR
dc.subject Business
dc.subject Hotels and Restaurants
dc.subject Japan
dc.subject Japanese - Lifestyles
dc.subject Land and Property
dc.title Interview with Toshio Yasumatsu
dc.type Interview
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